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Pharmacy Technician Lead
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James Cancer Hospital/CCC
OSU Outpatient Pharmacy
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Position summary

Pharmacy Technician Lead (Job Opening 445079) - Scope of Position Under the direction of a pharmacist and in coordination with other technicians, prepares specialty medications and non-sterile compounds for dispensing to patients. Makes scheduled deliveries to appointed nursing units to deliver medications to patients. Assists pharmacists with medication order entry into the pharmacy computer system. Maintains stock levels of medications to avoid delays in service to patients. Demonstrates ability to work as a member of a team. Serves as functional and technical expert in a given area or specialty. Leads and directs technical activities in that specialized area. Lead Pharmacy Technician acts as a positive role model for all technicians and acts in an encouraging manor conducive to the hospital, department and administration?s visions and values. Lead Pharmacy Technician assists and or lead with productivity management, training, mentoring of new staff, special projects, and committee meetings. Lead Pharmacy Technician complies with all hospital and department rules, regulations and requirements. Position Summary This position performs all duties of a Pharmacy Technician Senior, in addition to coordinating daily workflow, daily assignments and providing overall support to the operation of the department. The Lead provides all quality assessment and audit activities for the Pharmacy area. This position functions to assist the licensed pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical services to patients, as well as providing necessary services and information to nursing and medical staff. These services include leading the preparation and packaging of medications, distribution of medications, supplies and equipment, maintaining proper inventory levels, keeping appropriate records and documentation, and submitting patient charges/credits. This position is also responsible for supporting initiatives of area supervisors and managers and at times assists in the implementation of such. Provides assistance in assessing

Education and experience

High school diploma, PTCB certification, 5 years of total relevant health care experience, 2 previous years in the OSUMC Department of Pharmacy desired, previous 2 annual reviews must be a rating of ?achieves? or higher, strong science background, knowledge of the metric system and good math skills. Must demonstrate responsible decision making abilities, and conduct self in a positive and encouraging manor conducive to the hospital, department and administrations? visions and values. Must meet and maintain minimum competency requirements for a Lead Pharmacy Technician. Familiarity with pharmacy terminology, medication names and aseptic technique desirable.